Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID902965
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateIN
CountySteuben
LocalityLake Pleasant, just beyond the boat launch in the end of the channel by the marina
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Joseph
HUC8 Number04050001
HUC10 NamePrairie River
HUC10 Number0405000107
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Prairie River
HUC12 Number040500010701
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsDiscovered 2015. Licensed Aquatic plant control operator while out on the lake found starry stonewort (SSW). Location reported to the IDNR for confirmation and subsequent rapid treatment
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/23/2020].

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